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Minor Details: Games of July 13

LOUISVILLE BATS 5, ST. PAUL SAINTS 4 IN LOUISVILLE (10 INNINGS)

St. Paul scored two in the eighth to tie it 4-4, but Louisville won it on a walkoff (or maybe a runoff) wild pitch.

Multi-hit games:  Alex Isola was 2-for-4 with a walk and two RBIs.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Isola 2 (24)

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Randy Dobnak struck out six in five innings, giving up three runs (one earned) on five hits and two walks.  Josh Winder pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.  Jeff Brigham struck out five in two shutout innings, giving up one hit.

Loss:  Diego Castillo (0-2).

Opposition standout:  Blake Dunn was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs.

Record:  St. Paul is 6-11, in tenth (last) place, four games behind Nashville.

SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 10, WICHITA WIND SURGE 2 IN SPRINGFIELD

Springfield scored three in the third and four in the fourth to take an 8-0 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Carson McCusker was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs.

Home runs:  McCusker (8).

Multi-RBI games:  McCusker (41).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  None.

Loss:  Cory Lewis (0-2).

Opposition standout:  Brandon Komar pitched six shutout innings, giving up one hit and striking out five.

Record:  Wichita is 5-12, in fifth (last) place, six games behind Springfield and Tulsa.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 3, BELOIT SKY CARP 2 IN BELOIT (11 INNINGS)

Cedar Rapids scored one in the ninth to tie it and Jay Harry singled home the go-ahead run in the eleventh.

Multi-hit games:  Ricardo Olivar was 2-for-4 with a walk.  Harry was 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBIs.  Kevin Maitan was 2-for-5 with two doubles.

Home runs:  Harry (8).

Multi-RBI games:  Harry 2 (37).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Christian MacLeod struck out eleven in 5.2 innings, giving up two runs on five hits and a walk.  Juan Mendez struck out three in 1.1 scoreless innings, giving up one hit.  Jarret Whorff struck out three in two shutout innings, giving up three hits and a walk.  Kyle Bischoff pitched two perfect innings, striking out one.

Win:  Bischoff (4-2).

Opposition standout:  Cade Gibson pitched six shutout innings, giving up four hits and a walk and striking out three.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 13-7, in second place, a half-game behind Wisconsin.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 4, DAYTONA TORTUGAS 3 IN FORT MYERS (GAME 1)

Walker Jenkins hit a two-run single in the sixth to break a 2-2 tie.

Multi-hit games:  Ryan McCarthy was 2-for-3 with a walk.  Byron Chourio was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Jenkins 2 (23).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Charlee Soto struck out six in five shutout innings, giving up two hits and a walk.  Xander Hamilton struck out three in a scoreless inning, giving up a hit and a walk.

Win:  Tanner Hall (1-0).

Save:  Hamilton (6).

Opposition standout:  Connor Burns was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs.

Record:  Fort Myers is 12-6, in first place, one game ahead of Lakeland.

DAYTONA AT FORT MYERS (GAME 2)

Rained out.  It appears that it will not be made up.

FCL TWINS 3, FCL RED SOX 1 AT TWINS (7 INNINGS)

Amilcar Vasquez hit a two-run double in the fourth to give the Twins a 2-0 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Vasquez was 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs.  Dameury Pena was 2-for-2 with a double and a walk.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Vasquez 3 (7).

Stolen bases:  Jayson Bass 2 (8); Hendry Chivilli (13).

Pitching prowess:  Liam Rocha struck out two in two shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk.  Kyle Bloor pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit and striking out one.  Ezequiel Ventura struck out four in four innings, giving up one run on three hits and a walk.

Win:  Ventura (2-2).

Opposition standout:  Gilberto Batista struck out four in 3.1 innings, giving up two unearned runs on two hits and two walks.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 25-26, in fourth place, 5.5 games behind the FCL Rays.

DSL NYY YANKEES 6, DSL TWINS 2 AT YANKEES (7 INNINGS)

The Yankees scored two runs in each of innings three through five.

Multi-hit games:  Eduardo Beltre was 2-for-3.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Luis Rodriguez 2 (6); Beltre 2 (2); Nestor Urbina (5).

Pitching prowess:  None.

Loss:  Cristian Hernandez (0-2).

Opposition standout:  Jorge Luna pitched 4.1 innings, giving up an unearned run on two hits and striking out four.

Record:  The DSL Twins are 15-13, in fourth place, seven games behind the DSL Rangers Red.

TODAY'S TILTS

11:05  Daytona at Fort Myers (Spencer Bengard, 6-1, 1.32)
12:05  St. Paul (Caleb Boushley, 8-3, 4.30) at Louisville
1:05  Cedar Rapids (Jeremy Lee, 1-3, 3.90) at Beloit
1:05  Wichita (Andrew Morris, 4-1, 1.17) at Springfield

Minor Details: Games of July 6

GWINNETT STRIPERS 4, ST. PAUL SAINTS 1 IN ST. PAUL

It was 1-1 after three, but Gwinnett scored single runs in the fourth, fifth, and sixth.

Multi-hit games:  None.  The Saints had two hits.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Ryan Jensen struck out two and walked three in two shutout innings.

Loss:  Aaron Rozek (0-1).

Opposition standout:  Drake Baldwin was 2-for-5 with a home run.

Record:  St. Paul is 5-6, tied for sixth with Gwinnett and Indianapolis, 1.5 games behind Iowa and Memphis.

TULSA DRILLERS 7, WICHITA WIND SURGE 4 IN TULSA

Tulsa scored four in the seventh to break a 1-1 tie.

Multi-hit games:  Noah Cardenas was 2-for-4.  Jeferson Morales was 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBIs.  Carson McCusker was 2-for-5 with a home run.  Jake Rucker was 2-for-5.

McCusker has had at least two hits in seven of his last nine games.

Home runs:  McCusker (7); Morales (5); Jorel Ortega (5).

Multi-RBI games:  Morales 2 (38).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Cory Lewis struck out four in four shutout innings, giving up one hit and three walks.  Regi Grace struck out three in two innings, giving up an unearned run on one hit.

Loss:  Cody Laweryson (1-1).

Opposition standout:  Kendall Williams pitched six innings, giving up one run on six hits and three walks and striking out two.

Record:  Wichita is 4-8, in fifth (last) place, four games behind Tulsa.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 8, QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS 2 IN CEDAR RAPIDS

Leading 3-1, Cedar Rapids scored three in the fourth on a Kevin Maitan three-run homer.

Multi-hit games:  Rayne Doncon was 3-for-4 with a double and a walk.  Tyler Dearden was 3-for-4.  Maitan was 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs.  Ricardo Olivar was 2-for-3 with a double, two walks, and two runs.  Misael Urbina was 2-for-3.

Home runs:  Maitan (4).

Multi-RBI games:  Maitan 3 (20).

Stolen bases:  Gabriel Gonzalez (3).

Pitching prowess:  Christian MacLeod pitched 5.1 innings, giving up one run on two hits and two walks and striking out four.  Juan Mendez pitched a perfect inning.  Juan Mercedes struck out two in a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.

Win:  MacLeod (3-1).

Opposition standout:  None.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 11-4, in first place, two games ahead of Wisconsin.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 6, BRADENTON MARAUDERS 1 IN FORT MYERS

Leading 3-1, Fort Myers scored two in the sixth, their only multi-run inning.

Multi-hit games:  Dameury Pena was 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs.  Ryan McCarthy was 2-for-4 with a double.

Home runs:  Pena (2).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Tanner Hall struck out seven in three innings, giving up an unearned run on one hit and two walks.  Jack Noble pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.  Zack Weiss pitched two shutout innings, walking one.  Paulshawn Pasqualotto struck out six in three shutout innings, giving up one hit.

Win:  Noble (4-2).

Save:  Pasqualotto (2).

Opposition standout:  None.

Record:  Fort Myers is 11-3, in first place, 2.5 games ahead of Lakeland.

FCL TWINS 4, FCL RED SOX 3 AT TWINS (COMPLETION OF SUSPENDED GAME--7 INNINGS)

The deciding run scored on a passed ball in the seventh inning.

Multi-hit games:  Anderson Nova was 2-for-3.  Javier Roman was 2-for-4 with a double.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Miguel Cordero pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.  Matthew Helwig pitched two shutout innings, giving up one hit and striking out one.

Win:  Helwig (2-0).

Opposition standout:  Kleyver Salazar was 2-for-3 with two home runs and three RBIs.

FCL TWINS 11, FCL RED SOX 7 AT RED SOX (SCHEDULED GAME--7 INNINGS)

Yasser Mercedes hit a two-run homer in the sixth to break a 5-5 tie.

Multi-hit games:  Mercedes was 2-for-4 with two home runs and five RBIs.  Emmanuel Rodriguez was 2-for-4 with two doubles, a walk, and two RBIs.

Home runs:  Mercedes 2 (6).

Multi-RBI games:  Mercedes 5 (19); Rodriguez 2 (2).

Stolen bases:  Hendry Chivilli  (8); Amilcar Vasquez (1).

Pitching prowess:  None.

Win:  Devin Kirby (3-0).

Opposition standout:  Andruw Musett was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 22-24, in fourth place, 6.5 games behind the FCL Rays.

DSL TWINS 6, DSL ARIZONA BLACK 3 AT ARIZONA BLACK

The Twins scored three in the ninth to break a 3-3 tie.

Multi-hit gamesAlver Medina was 3-for-5.  Victor Leal was 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs.  Ricardo Paez was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.

Home runs:  Leal (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Paez 2 (7); Ruben Velasquez 2 (5).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Cristian Hernandez struck out eight in four innings, giving up one run on four hits and two walks.  Jose Vasquez struck out five in two shutout innings, giving up two hits and three walks.  Sebastian Pulido retired all five men he faced, striking out two.

Win:  Pulido (2-0).

Opposition standout:  Luis Carrasco pitched three shutout innings, giving up three hits and striking out one.

Record:  The DSL Twins are 14-10, in third place, six games behind the DSL Rangers Red.

TODAY'S TILTS

2:07  Gwinnett at St. Paul (Randy Dobnak, 6-5, 4.05)

Oddly, most of the minor leagues are taking today off.  There's probably a reason, but we have no idea what it is.

Minor Details: Games of July 3

GWINNETT STRIPERS 21, ST. PAUL SAINTS 6 IN ST. PAUL

Gwinnett provided the fireworks, as they scored in seven of the nine innings and scored multiple runs in six of them.

Multi-hit games:  Alex Isola was 3-for-4 with a double.  Patrick Winkel was 2-for-4 with a home run.  Matt Wallner was 2-for-4 with two doubles.  Chris Williams was 2-for-5 with a home run.  Yunior Severino was 2-for-5 with a double.

Home runs:  Williams (6); Winkel (3).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  None.

Loss:  Caleb Boushley (8-3).

Opposition standout:  Eli White was 6-for-7 with two home runs, two doubles, three runs, and seven RBIs.

Record:  St. Paul is 4-4, in fifth place, a half-game behind Columbus, Memphis, Nashville, and Omaha.

TULSA DRILLERS 3, WICHITA WIND SURGE 2 IN WICHITA (10 INNINGS)

Carson McCusker tied it 2-2 with an RBI double in the ninth, but Bubba Alleyne singled home the deciding run in the tenth.

Multi-hit games:  McCusker was 2-for-4 with a double.  Ben Ross was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.  Wichita tried three times, but was caught each time.

Pitching prowess:  Zebby Matthews struck out six in six innings, giving up two runs on four hits.  Regi Grace pitched two shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk and striking out one.  Miguel Rodriguez struck out two in a perfect inning.

Loss:  Ricardo Velez (0-1).

Opposition standout:  Chris Campos struck out six in six innings, giving up an unearned run on four hits and two walks.

Record:  Wichita is 4-5, tied for fourth, two games behind Arkansas.

QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS 3, CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 2 IN QUAD CITIES (GAME 1--7 INNINGS)

Quad Cities scored all their runs in the bottom of the seventh.  Jared Dickey singled home the deciding run.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  Gabriel Gonzalez (2).

Multi-RBI games:  Gonzalez (15).

Stolen bases:  Payton Eeles (8)

Pitching prowess:  Jeremy Lee struck out five in five shutout innings, giving up four hits and a walk.

Loss:  Gabriel Yanez (4-2).

Opposition standout:  Jack Pineda was 3-for-4 with two doubles.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 5, QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS 0 IN QUAD CITIES (GAME 2--7 INNINGS)

Rayne Doncon hit a two-run homer in the first and a three-run homer in the second.

Multi-hit games:  Doncon was 2-for-4 with two home runs and five RBIs.  Payton Eeles was 2-for-4 with two runs.

Home runs:  Doncon 2 (5).

Stolen bases:  Jose Salas (12).

Pitching prowess:  Mike Paredes struck out five in 3.1 scoreless innings, giving up four hits and a walk.  Jarret Whorff pitched 2.2 scoreless innings, giving up one hit and striking out one.  Juan Mendez pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.

Win:  Whorff (1-1).

Opposition standout:  Oscar Rayo struck out three in two shutout innings, giving up one hit.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 8-4, in first place, one game ahead of Quad Cities and Wisconsin.

BRADENTON MARUADERS 10, FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 5 IN BRADENTON

Fort Myers scored four in the first, but Bradenton came back with three in the second and three in the third.

Multi-hit games:  Nick Lucky was 3-for-4 with a triple.  Byron Chourio was 3-for-5.  Matthew Clayton was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Clayton 2 (14).

Stolen bases:  Chourio (16); Lucky (7).

Pitching prowess:  Ben Ethridge struck out four in three innings, giving up one run on four hits and two walks.

Loss:  Ross Dunn (1-2).

Opposition standout:  Jeral Toledo was 3-for-4 with a walk and three RBIs.

Record:  Fort Myers is 8-3, in first place, one game ahead of Lakeland.

TODAY'S TILTS

9:00  FCL Twins at FCL Orioles
10:00  DSL Twins at DSL Rockies
6:05  Bradenton at Fort Myers (Spencer Bengard, 5-1, 1.51)
6:07  Gwinnett at St. Paul (Louie Varland, 3-6, 6.56)
6:35  Quad Cities at Cedar Rapids (Ty Langenberg, 2-0, 6.60)
7:00  Wichita (Kyle Jones, no record) at Tulsa

Minor Details: Games of June 28

IOWA CUBS 8, ST. PAUL SAINTS 1 IN IOWA

Leading 2-1, St. Paul scored six in the eighth.

Multi-hit games:  DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. was 2-for-4 with a home run.  Those were the only two Saints hits.

Home runs:  Keirsey, Jr. (10).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Caleb Boushley pitched six innings, giving up two runs on six hits and two walks and striking out five.  Jordan Balazovic struck out two and walked one in a scoreless inning.

Loss:  Boushley (8-2).

Opposition standout:  Riley Thompson pitched 6.2 innings, giving up one run on one hit and four walks and striking out three.

Record:  St. Paul is 2-2, tied for third with Iowa, Louisville, Nashville, and Toledo, one game behind Columbus and Memphis.

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS NATURALS 11, WICHITA WIND SURGE 7 IN WICHITA

Northwest Arkansas scored four in the sixth to take a 7-4 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Carson McCusker was 3-for-5 with a home run, a triple, a walk, and five RBIs.  Tanner Schobel was 2-for-4 with a walk and three runs.

Home runs:  McCusker (5).

Multi-RBI games:  McCusker 5 (32).

Stolen bases:  Ben Ross 2 (10); Schobel (9).

Pitching prowess:  Marco Raya struck out seven in four innings, giving up two runs on three hits and two walks.  Scott Engler struck out two and walked one in two shutout innings.

Loss:  Jaylin Nowlin (4-4).

Opposition standout:  Leonel Valera was 3-for-4 with a triple and three RBIs.

Record:  Wichita is 1-3, tied for fourth with Springfield, two games behind Arkansas and Northwest Arkansas.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 7, BELOIT SKY CARP 6 IN CEDAR RAPIDS

Cedar Rapids won in with two in the ninth.  The tying run scored on a bases-loaded walk and a sacrifice fly brought home the decider.

Multi-hit games:  Jay Harry was 2-for-4 with a double.

Home runs:  Rayne Doncon (2).

Multi-RBI games:  Doncon 2 (15).

Stolen bases:  Payton Eeles 2 (7).

Pitching prowess:  Juan Mendez struck out two in two shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk.  Jacob Wosinski pitched two shutout innings, giving up one hit and two walks and striking out one.

Win:  Wosinski (2-2).

Opposition standout:  Josh Zamora was 2-for-5 with two home runs and three RBIs.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 5-2, in first place, a half game ahead of South Bend.

TAMPA TARPONS 9, FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 2 IN FORT MYERS

Tampa led 5-0 after three.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Byron Chourio (15).

Pitching prowess:  Ben Ethridge struck out three in three innings, giving up one run on a hit and a walk.  Samuel Perez pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit and striking out one.

Loss:  Charlee Soto (0-3).

Opposition standout:  Josh Grosz pitched 6.1 scoreless innings, giving up two hits and two walks and striking out six.

Record:  Fort Myers is 5-2, tied for first with Bradenton.

FCL RED SOX 17, FCL TWINS 5 AT RED SOX (7 INNINGS)

Leading 2-1, the Red Sox scored six in the third and eight in the fourth.

Multi-hit games:  Yasser Mercedes was 3-for-4 with a home run, two runs, and two RBIs.

Home runs:  Mercedes (4); Moises Lopez (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Mercedes (14).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Zack Weiss struck out two in a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.

Loss:  Miguel Cordero (0-2).

Opposition standout:  Frederik Jimenez was 4-for-5 with two doubles, two runs, and three RBIs.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 18-21, in fourth place, 6.5 games behind the FCL Rays.

DSL TWINS 7, DSL NATIONALS 4 AT NATIONALS

The Twins scored four in the first and led all the way.

Multi-hit games:  Eduardo Beltre was 3-for-4 with a double.  Ricardo Paez was 2-for-2 with a home run, a triple, two walks, and two RBIs.

Home runs:  Daiber De Los Santos (4); Paez (2).

Multi-RBI games:  Paez 2 (4).

Stolen bases:  Guillermo Sosa 2 (3).

Pitching prowess:  Cristian Hernandez struck out five in three innings, giving up an unearned run on four walks.  Aiburson Ventura pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.  Fabian Herrera pitched two shutout innings, giving up three hits and a walk.

Win:  Ventura (1-0).

Save:  Herrera (3).

Opposition standout:  Feldi Tavares was 2-for-5 with two doubles.

Record:  The DSL Twins are 10-9, tied for third with the DSL Tigers 2, five games behind the DSL Rangers Red.

TODAY'S TILTS

9:00  FCL Red Sox at FCL Twins
9:00  DSL Twins at DSL Mets Orange
5:05  Tampa at Fort Myers (Jose Olivares, 2-1, 2.55)
6:05  Northwest Arkansas at Wichita (Travis Adams, 4-5, 4.72)
6:08  St. Paul (Louie Varland, 2-6, 7.33) at Iowa
6:35  Beloit at Cedar Rapids (John Klein, 4-2, 4.75)

Minor Details: Games of June 11

ST. PAUL SAINTS 3, LOUISVILLE BATS 2 IN LOUISVILLE

Austin Martin's RBI single in the seventh broke a 2-2 tie.

Multi-hit games:  Yunior Severino was 2-for-2 with two walks and two runs.  Brooks Lee was 2-for-4 with a double and a walk.  Martin was 2-for-5.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Martin (4).

Pitching prowess:  Ronny Henriquez pitched 2.1 scoreless innings, giving up three hits and striking out two.  Kody Funderburk struck out three in two shutout innings, giving up two hits and a walk.

Opposition standout:  Nick Martini was 4-for-5 with a double.

Record:  St. Paul is 28-35, in eighth place, 14.5 games behind Omaha.

MIDLAND ROCKHOUNDS 4, WICHITA WIND SURGE 2 IN WICHITA

Midland led 4-0 before Wichita scored two in the eighth.  They left the bases loaded in that inning.

Multi-hit games:  Kyler Fedco was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Travis Adams struck out eight in 5.1 innings, giving up three runs (two earned) on three hits and two walks.  Miguel Rodriguez struck out two in 1.2 scoreless innings, giving up one hit.  Scott Engler pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Jack Cushing pitched five shutout innings, giving up two hits and a walk and striking out four.

Record:  Wichita is 23-35, in fifth (last) place, ten games behind Springfield.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 15, LANSING LUGNUTS 7 IN LANSING

Cedar Rapids scored seven in the third to take a 7-3 lead.  Lansing cut it to 7-6, but the Kernels got three more in the fifth.

Multi-hit games:  Ricardo Olivar was 4-for-6 with a home run, three runs, and two RBIs.  Rubel Cespedes was 3-for-5 with two RBIs.  Jay Harry was 3-for-6 with two runs and two RBIs.  Dalton Shuffield was 2-for-2 with a home run and two runs.  Rayne Doncon was 2-for-5 with a double and two RBIs.  Kevin Maitan was 2-for-6 with two runs.

Home runs:  Olivar (9); Shuffield (2).

Multi-RBI games:  Cespedes 2 (43);  Olivar 2 (26); Harry 2 (25); Agustin Ruiz 2 (22); Nate Baez 2 (13); Doncon 2 (9).

Stolen bases:  Jose Salas (11).

Pitching prowess:  Gabriel Yanez pitched two shutout innings, giving up two hits and a walk.  Juan Mendez pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit and striking out one.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 33-24, in second place, 3.5 games behind Wisconsin.

LAKELAND AT FORT MYERS

Rained out.  Will be made up as part of a doubleheader today.

FCL PIRATES AT FCL TWINS

Rained out.  Will be made up as part of a doubleheader tomorrow.

DSL TWINS 11, DSL PHILLIES WHITE 2 AT PHILLIES WHITE (7 INNINGS)

The Twins scored seven in the second and four in the fifth.  The Phillies White made four errors and issued eight walks.  The Twins did not have an extra-base hit.

Multi-hit games:  Luis Fragoza was 2-for-3 with a walk and two RBIs.  Yandro Hernandez was 2-for-4 with two runs and two RBIs.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Fragoza 2 (5); Yandro Hernandez 2 (4).

Stolen basesYandro Hernandez 3 (4); Fragoza (3).  Merphy Hernandez (1).

Pitching prowess:  Yoel Roque pitched four innings, giving up two unearned runs on two hits and four walks and striking out three.  Fabian Herrera struck out five in three shutout innings, giving up one hit.

Opposition standout:  Cristian Diaz struck out seven in 2.2 scoreless innings, giving up one hit and two walks.

Record:  The DSL Twins are 3-3, tied for third with the DSL Rockies, 2.5 games behind DSL Miami.

TODAY'S TILTS

11:05  St. Paul (Adam Plutko, 0-1, 5.59) at Louisville
3:30  Lakeland at Fort Myers (Tanner Hall, 0-0, 3.72 and TBD)--doubleheader
6:05  Cedar Rapids (Christian MacLeod, 0-1, 3.38) at Lansing
7:05  Midland at Wichita (Aaron Rozek, 2-3, 1.48)

Minor Details: Games of May 28

ROCHESTER RED WINGS 6, ST. PAUL SAINTS 2 IN ROCHESTER (GAME 1--7 INNINGS)

Rochester scored single runs in the second, third, and fourth, then added three in the fifth to take a 6-0  lead.

Multi-hit games:  Austin Martin was 2-for-3.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Hobie Harris pitched 1.2 scoreless innings, giving up two hits and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Juan Yepez was 2-for-4 with a home run.

ST. PAUL SAINTS 4, ROCHESTER RED WINGS 1 IN ROCHESTER (GAME 2--7 INNINGS)

St. Paul scored single runs in the first, third, fourth, and fifth.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  Matt Wallner (6).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Will Holland (9).

Pitching prowess:  Caleb Boushley struck out five in five innings, giving up one run on three hits and two walks.  Josh Winder struck out three in two shutout innings, giving up two hits.

Opposition standout:  Luis Reyes pitched two shutout innings, giving up two walks and striking out one.

Record:  St. Paul is 23-28, in eighth place, eleven games behind Omaha.

SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 2, WICHITA WIND SURGE 1 IN WICHITA

Springfield scored two in the fifth to take a 2-1 lead and it held up.

Multi-hit games:  Luke Keaschall was 2-for-4 with a double in his AA debut.  Wichita was 1-for-13 with men in scoring position.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Zebby Matthews pitched five innings, giving up two runs on five hits and a walk and striking out four.  Jarret Whorff struck out four in 2.1 scoreless innings, giving up four hits and two walks.  John Stankiewicz pitched 1.2 scoreless innings, giving up one hit and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Max Rajcic pitched five innings, giving up one run on four hits and three walks and striking out two.

Record:  Wichita is 18-27, in fifth (last) place, 7.5 games behind Springfield.

LAKE COUNTY CAPTAINS 8, CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 2 IN CEDAR RAPIDS

Josh Devers hit a two-run homer in a three-run fifth that game Lake County a 6-2 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Agustin Ruiz was 2-for-4 with a double.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Misael Urbina (9).

Pitching prowess:  Juan Mendez pitched two shutout innings, walking one and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Devers was 3-for-5 with a home run, a double, two runs, and three RBIs.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 28-17, in second place, a half game behind Wisconsin.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 5, BRADENTON MARAUDERS 2 IN FORT MYERS

Fort Myers scored two in the first and two in the second to take a 4-1 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Payton Eeles was 2-for-4 with a triple, a walk, and three runs.  Brandon Winokur was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.  Rixon Wingrove was 2-for-4 with his Fort Myers debut.  Ryan McCarthy was 2-for-4 in his Fort Myers debut.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Winokur 2.

Stolen bases:  Eeles 2 (9); McCarthy (1).

Pitching prowess:  Ty Langenberg struck out eight in 5.2 innings, giving up two runs on four hits and three walks.  Nolan Santos struck out five in three shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk.

Opposition standout:  Hunter Furtado pitched two shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk.

Record:  Fort Myers is 20-26, tied for fourth place with Bradenton, twelve games behind Clearwater.

FCL ORIOLES 9, FCL TWINS 8 AT ORIOLES (7 INNINGS)

The FCL Orioles scored seven runs in the seventh to win it.  Miguel Rodriguez singled in the deciding run.

Multi-hit gamesMoises Lopez was 2-for-2 with a walk and four RBIs.  Harold Grant was 2-for-3 with a walk.  Ricardo Pena was 2-for-3 with a double.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Lopez 4; Walker Jenkins 2.

Stolen bases:  Yasser Mercedes (12); Omari Daniel (4).

Pitching prowess:  Adrian Bohorquez struck out five in four innings, giving up one run on three hits.

Opposition standout:  Rodriguez was 4-for-4 with two runs and two RBIs.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 11-6, in second place, 1.5 games behind the FCL Pirates.

TODAY'S TILTS

12:05  Lake County at Cedar Rapids (C. J. Culpepper, 2-0, 2.63)
5:05  St. Paul (Adam Plutko, 0-1, 11.57) at Rochester
6:05  Bradenton at Fort Myers (Jose Olivares, 0-0, 4.50)
7:05  Springfield at Wichita (Jaylin Nowlin, 3-2, 3.93)

Minor Details: Games of May 26

BUFFALO BISONS 8, ST. PAUL SAINTS 3 IN BUFFALO

Addison Barger hit a three-run homer in the third to give Buffalo a 4-2 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Michael Helman was 3-for-4.  DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs.  Austin Martin was 2-for-5 with a double.  Royce Lewis was 2-for-5 with a double.  The top four men in the lineup went 9-for-18 with two doubles and a home run, and somehow managed to produce only three runs.

Home runs:  Keirsey, Jr. (8).

Multi-RBI games:  Keirsey, Jr. 2.

Stolen bases:  Keirsey, Jr. 16.

Pitching prowess:  Nick Wittgren struck out two in a perfect inning.

Opposition standout:  Steward Berroa was 2-for-5 with a triple and two runs.

Record:  St. Paul is 22-27, in ninth place, 11.5 games behind Omaha.

WICHITA WIND SURGE 3, SAN ANTONIO MISSIONS 1 IN WICHITA

Wichita scored single runs in the first, fourth, and fifth to build a 3-0 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Emmanuel Rodriguez was 2-for-4 with a home run, a walk, and two runs.  Jorel Ortega was 2-for-4 with a double.  Jeferson Morales was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  Rodriguez (8).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Pierson Ohl pitched 6,1 innings, giving up one run on four hits and a walk and striking out five.  Taylor Floyd pitched 1.1 scoreless innings, striking out one and walking one.  Jared Solomon pitched a scoreless inning, giving up a hit and a walk.

Opposition standout:  Yovanny Cruz struck out two in two shutout innings, giving up two hits and two walks.

Record:  Wichita is 18-26, in fifth (last) place, seven games behind Arkansas.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 6, PEORIA CHIEFS 2 IN PEORIA

Luke Keaschall led off the game with a home run and Cedar Rapids led all the way.

Multi-hit games:  Nate Baez was 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBIs.  Keaschall was 2-for-5 with a home run.

Home runs:  Keaschall (7); Baez 2 (3).

Multi-RBI games:  Baez 3.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Jeremy Lee pitched 3.2 innings, giving up an unearned run on three hits and two walks and striking out two.  Juan Mercedes retired all four men he faced.  Juan Mendez struck out two in a perfect inning.  Gabriel Yanez struck out two in a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.

Opposition standout:  Gustavo Rodriguez struck out three in a scoreless inning, giving up a hit and a walk.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 28-16, in first place, a half game ahead of Wisconsin.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 7, DAYTONA TORTUGAS 4 IN DAYTONA (10 INNINGS)

Gregory Duran hit a two-run triple in the tenth to break a 4-4 tie.

Multi-hit games:  Duran was 3-for-5 with a triple, two runs, and two RBIs.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Duran 2.

Stolen bases:  Payton Eeles (7).

Pitching prowess:  Charlee Soto struck out two in two innings, giving up an unearned run on two walks.  Xander Hamilton struck out five in 2.2 scoreless innings, giving up a hit and a walk.

Opposition standout:  Carter Graham was 2-for-3 with a home run, a walk, two runs, and two RBIs.

Record:  Fort Myers is 19-26, in fifth place, thirteen games behind Clearwater.

TODAY'S TILT

11:00  FCL Pirates at FCL Twins

Minor Details: Games of May 17

OMAHA STORM CHASERS 2, ST. PAUL SAINTS 2 IN ST. PAUL (3 1/2 INNINGS--SUSPENDED)

The game will be completed today before the scheduled game.

TULSA DRILLERS 8, WICHITA WIND SURGE 6 IN TULSA

Auston Beck's two-run single in the seventh broke a 6-6 tie.

Mulit-hit games:  Andrew Cossetti was 3-for-5 with a home run, a double, two runs, and three RBIs.  Tanner Schobel was 2-for-4 with a double and a walk.  Noah Cardenas was 2-for-4 with a double.

Home runs:  Cossetti (5).

Multi-RBI games:  Cossetti 2.

Stolen bases:  Schobel (6).

Pitching prowess:  Taylor Floyd pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Michael Hobbs retired all seven men he faced, striking out four.

Record:  Wichita is 16-20, in fourth place, four games behind Arkansas and Springfield.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 6, QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS 4 IN CEDAR RAPIDS

Leading 3-2, Cedar Rapids scored three runs in the sixth.  Jay Harry had a two-run double in the inning.

Multi-hit games:  Luke Keaschall was 3-for-5.  Rubel Cespedes was 3-for-5.

Home runs:  Kevin Maitan (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Harry 2; Maitan 2.

Stolen bases:  Cespedes 2 (3); Misael Urbina 2 (8).

Pitching prowess:  C. .J. Culpepper pitched five innings, giving up two runs on seven hits and striking out four.  Juan Mendez pitched a scoreless inning, walking two and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Jack Pineda was 3-for-4 with a home run and three runs.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 22-14, in second place, 1.5 games behind Wisconsin.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 8, LAKELAND FLYING TIGERS 6 IN LAKELAND

Trailing 6-0 after five, Fort Myers scored three in the sixth, one in the seventh, and four in the eighth.  Matthew Clayton singled home the go-ahead run.

Multi-hit games:  Kyle Hess was 2-for-5.  Rayne Doncon was 2-for-5 with a double.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Hess (1); Brandon Winokur (10); Maddux Houghton (7).

Pitching prowess:  Jeremy Lee struck out four and walked one in three shutout innings.  Nolan Santos pitched a perfect inning.

Opposition standout:  Zack Lee struck out seven in five shutout innings, giving up two hits and two walks.

Record:  Fort Myers is 15-22, in fifth place, ten games behind Clearwater.

FCL TWINS 10, FCL RED SOX 6 AT RED SOX (7 INNINGS)

Trailing 6-4, the Twins scored six runs in the seventh.  Dameury Pena's two-run single put the Twins ahead.

Multi-hit games:  Ariel Castro was 3-for-3 with a home run, a double, three runs, and five RBIs.  Yasser Mercedes was 3-for-3 with a double, a walk, and three runs.  Ricardo Pena was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  Castro (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Castro 5; Pena 2.

Stolen bases:  Mercedes (6); Castro (1); Yilber Herrera (2).

Pitching prowess:  Tomas Cleto pitched two shutout innings, giving up one hit and striking out one.  Devin Kirby pitched 1.1 scoreless innings, giving up one hit and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Armando Sierra was 3-for-4 with three RBIs.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 7-2, in first place, one game ahead of the FCL Rays.

TODAY'S TILTS

9:00  FCL Red Sox at FCL Twins
1:07  Omaha at St. Paul (Caleb Baragar, no record)--completion of suspended game followed by scheduled game)
5:00  Fort Myers (TBD) at Lakeland
6:35  Quad Cities at Cedar Rapids (Christian MacLeod, 0-0, 4.50)
7:00  Wichita (TBD) at Tulsa

Minor Details: Games of April 19

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS 7, ST. PAUL SAINTS 2 IN INDIANAPOLIS

Indianapolis scored five in the eighth to break a 2-2 tie.  Saints catcher Patrick Winkel was called for catcher's interference twice in the inning.

Multi-hit games:  DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. was 2-for-4 with a double.

Home runs:  Tony Kemp (1).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Simeon Woods Richardson pitched five innings, giving up two runs on six hits and a walk and striking out four.  Austin Schulfer pitched two shutout innings, giving up one hit and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Nick Dombkowski pitched four innings, giving up one run on four hits and four walks and striking out two.

Record:  St. Paul is 7-11, in tenth (last) place, 3.5 games behind Iowa.

TULSA DRILLERS 5, WICHITA WIND SURGE 0 IN WICHITA

Austin Gauthier had a two-run single in the fifth to break a scoreless tie.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Emmanuel Rodriguez, 2 (6).

Pitching prowess:  Marco Raya struck out four in three shutout innings, giving up two hits.  Taylor Floyd struck out two and walked one in a scoreless inning.

Opposition standout:  Jose Ramos was 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBIs.

Record:  Wichita is 2-11, in fifth (last) place, nine games behind Springfield.

WISCONSIN TIMBER RATTLERS 13, CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 3 IN WISCONSIN

Wisconsin scored eight runs in the first inning.  They had just four hits, but were aided by four walks and an error.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Jordan Carr pitched four innings, giving up one run on two hits and three walks and striking out three.  Juan Mendez pitched 1.1 innings, giving up an unearned run on two hits and a walk and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Matthew Wood was 3-for-5 with a home run, two runs, and four RBIs.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 6-6, in fourth place, 3.5 games behind Quad Cities.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 16, JUPITER HAMMERHEADS 1 IN FORT MYERS

Leading 4-1, Fort Myers scored exactly four runs in each of innings five, six, and seven.

Multi-hit games:  Brandon Winokur was 2-for-3 with a home run, a walk, two runs, and four RBIs.  Gregory Duran was 2-for-3 with three runs.  Poncho Ruiz was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, and three RBIs.  Maddux Houghton was 2-for-4 with a walk and two runs.

Home runs:  Winokur (2).

Multi-RBI games:  Winokur, 4; Ruiz, 3; Jose Rodriguez, 2.

Stolen bases:  Rafael Cruz (3), Rodriguez (1).

Pitching prowess:  Cesar Lares pitched four shutout innings, giving up one hit and three walks and striking out two.  Wilker Reyes pitched two shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk and striking out one.  Samuel Perez pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Jesus Hernandez was 1-for-2 with two walks.

Record:  Fort Myers is 5-8, in fourth place, four games behind Dunedin and Lakeland.

TODAY'S TILTS

1:10  Cedar Rapids (C. J. Culpepper, 0-0, 2.25) at Wisconsin
5:05  Jupiter at Fort Myers (Charlee Soto, 0-0, 2.57)
5:35  St. Paul (Caleb Boushley, 1-1, 7.20) at Indianapolis
6:05  Tulsa at Wichita (A. J. Alexy, 0-1, 7.71)

Minor Details: Games of April 17

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS 1, ST. PAUL SAINTS 0 IN INDIANAPOLIS

Carter Bins singled home the deciding run with one out in the bottom of the ninth.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None, obviously.

Multi-RBI games:  None, just as obviously.

Stolen bases:  DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. (7), Dalton Shuffield (1), Will Holland (4), Yunior Severino (1).

Pitching prowess:  David Festa struck out five in four shutout innings, giving up two hits and two walks.  Diego Castillo pitched 1.1 scoreless innings, giving up one hit and striking out one.  Jorge Alcala struck out four in two shutout innings, giving up one hit and two walks.

Opposition standout:  Cam Alldred struck out six in four shutout innings, giving up three hits and two walks.

Record:  St. Paul is 7-9, tied for seventh with Columbus, four games behind Iowa and Omaha.

TULSA DRILLERS 2, WICHITA WIND SURGE 1 (11 INNINGS)

Jose Ramos singled home the deciding run.

Multi-hit games:  Ben Ross was 2-for-5.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None, of course.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Jarret Whorff pitched four innings, giving up one run on two hits and five walks and striking out two.  Hunter McMahon pitched three shutout innings, walking one.  Jared Solomon struck out three in two shutout innings, walking one.  John Stankiewicz pitched two innings, giving up an unearned run on two hits.

Opposition standout:  Justin Wrobleski struck out four in four innings, giving up one run on four hits and a walk.

Record:  Wichita is 1-10, in fifth (last) place, nine games behind Springfield.

WISCONSIN TIMBER RATTLERS 5, CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 3 IN WISCONSIN (GAME 1--7 INNINGS)

Luke Adams hit a two-run homer in the fourth to break a 3-3 tie.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen basesLuke Keaschall (6).

Pitching prowess:  Jacob Wosinski pitched 1.1 scoreless innings, giving up one hit and two walks.  Juan Mendez pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.

Opposition standout:  Mike Boeve was 3-for-3 with a double and a walk.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 8, WISCONSIN TIMBER RATTLERS 2 IN WISCONSIN (GAME 2--7 INNINGS)

Cedar Rapids scored three in the second to take a 3-2 lead and four in the fourth to put the game out of reach.

Multi-hit games:  Gabriel Gonzalez was 3-for-3 with two doubles, a walk, two runs, and two RBIs.  Rubel Cespedes was 2-for-3 with two doubles, a walk, and three RBIs.  Dillon Tatum was 2-for-3 with a walk and two runs.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Cespedes, 3; Gonzalez, 2.

Stolen bases:  Gonzalez, 2 (2); Misael Urbina, 2 (3).

Pitching prowess:  Zebby Matthews pitched five innings, giving up two runs on five hits and striking out four. Kyle Bischoff struck out three in two shutout innings, giving up one hit.

Opposition standout:  Gregory Barrios was 2-for-3 with a double.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 5-5, in fourth place, 2.5 games behind Quad Cities.

JUPITER HAMMERHEADS 4, FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 3 IN FORT MYERS

Gregory Duran hit a three-run homer in the sixth to tie it, but Jordan McCants hit an RBI double in the seventh for what would turn out to be the deciding run.

Multi-hit games:  Duran was 2-for-4 with a home run, a triple, and three RBIs.  Rayne Doncon was 2-for-5 with a double.

Home runs:  Duran (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Duran, 3.

Stolen bases:  Angel Del Rosario, 4 (9).  Cole Elvis (1).

Pitching prowess:  Nolan Santos struck out two in two innings, giving up an unearned run on two hits and a walk.  Julio Bonilla struck out two in two perfect innings.

Opposition standout:  Emmett Olson struck out five in five shutout innings, giving up four hits and three walks.

Record:  Fort Myers is 4-7, in fourth place, four games behind Dunedin and Lakeland.

TODAY'S TILTS

5:35  St. Paul (Joe Gunkel, 0-1, 7.27) at Indianapolis
6:05  Jupiter at Fort Myers (Jeremy Lee, 1-1, 2.08)
6:40  Cedar Rapids (John Klein, 0-0, 1.13) at Wisconsin
7:05  Tulsa at Wichita (Travis Adams, 1-1, 7.04)